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we begin with breaking news... a verdict has been reached in the michael morgan homicide trial. he's the milwaukee man charged with setting a
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wife that killed two childen. a jury has found morgan guilty of all counts....except one.... the prosecution claims morgan 3 set the blaze as a "scare tactic". also in closing arguments yesterdaythe defense maintained morgan is not responsible. we have a crew in the courtroom and will bring you ti also new at noon...gregory rounds enters he plea in a milwaukee courtroom this mornin. morning."how do you plead? guil"
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rounds...guilty. he was charged with murder after his accomplice was shot and killed by a milwaukee police officer. police say rounds and burt johnson were behind an armed robbery at a milwaukee o-reilly auto parts back in may.johnson's girlfriend, la toya james, was the one who purchased the gun used during the robbery.johnson told her which guns to buy.rounds will face a maximum sentence of 55 years in sentenced in november. new at noon --the army lieutenant viciously attacked and burned by a co-worker in kansas remains in intensive car. care...we spoke to jessica blanchard -- sister of lt. katie ann blanchard...she tells us lt. blanchard will eventually be transferred for inpatient care -- which could take up to a year. year.the 26 year old is orginially from fond du lac. she was allegedly doused with gasoline... lit on fire and stabbed by a co-worker in fort
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identified that man as 54-year-old clifford currie. her sister tells us quote: "i hope this changes people and they take it serously when people report threats or other forms of workplace domestic violence." a vehicle fire in kenosha county has now become a death investigation. authorities confirm a body was found inside a car this morning in the town of wheatlan. wheatland. sheriff's deputies responded to the best bargains 352nd avenue shortly before 8 a-m.bystanders tried but were unable to rescue the person after flames consumed the vehicle. investigators are working to identify the victim and determine how the fire started. the search is on for a suspect involved in a hit-and-run this morning.
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overnight near atkinson and capitol. the victim is a 45-year-old man who reportedly had been drinking and was walking in the street.he was responsive when officers got to the scene...but was taken to a local hospital where's he's expected to be ok.police are now looking for the maroon or red four-door vehicle responsible. a peace garden will be dedicated today to honor the memory of petersen.it's been nearly two years since the 5-year-old milwaukee girl was killed after police say suspects fired into the wrong house during a revenge shooting...hitting laylah who was sitting on her grandfather's lap. community members say the garden will be a "beacon of hope" to celebrate her beautiful life. a similar garden was started last month at 5th and meinecke to remember za'layia jenkins. the 9-year-old was also the victim of a bullet meant for someone else. she died last may during a shootout between two gunmen.
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garden is at six tonight at "northwest catholic school on 41-st street in milwaukee. 3 ramona boone/aunt of za'laya jenkins: i became a gardener . (laugh).. i hate bugs.. i hate the grass.. i have bad allergies but that's my outlet. i get to grow flowers in her place. and tonight...cbs 58 is re-airing our special presentation about gun violence in milwaukee.in this clip, zalyia jenkins' aunt -- gardening helped her ?cope? with loss of her niece. hear what ?other? family members say about their lives after gun violence. "milwaukee at a crossroads" re-airs tonight at 7 on w-m-l-w the "m". in the wake of a report this year showing tens of thousands of properties in milwaukee have lead pipes that supply drinking water to homes...there is a concerted effort to address the quality of water in this community. a newly-formed task force got
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live from city hall with the details...julie? 3 mike today was the first meeting of the water quality task force. the group discussed how to manage lead in water service lines and indoor plumbing. today's meeting was mostly informational.headed up by alderman jim bohl, the committee also includes includes two other council members and representatives from the milwaukee water works, the department of public works, the milwaukee health department, and a medical professional.there was discussion about how to water filtration systems for residents.alderman bohl said he doesn't want to water concerns to cause fear for people living here -- but he does want everyone to be informed. alderman bohlone of the things i think this body has to convey is an education and an accurate, proper education about what the scope of the problem is... i'm not trying to draw alarm cause we find it food, we find it in soil, we
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our homes. 3 the committee said looking at children for lead testing is a priority and they encourage parents to do so.this committee will meet regularly moving forward.live in milwaukee jp cbs 58 most of us dodged rain drops this morning...but there's more rain lurking in the state. justin is in for rebecca to get us ready for this afternoon and evening...justin? today: on and off showers and storms most of the day. best chance for a break is around noon. most pick up less than 0.50". highs in the middle to upper 70s. wind: s 5-10 mph. tonight: lingering rain showers and isolated storms. stays mild with lows in the lower 60s. wind: sw 5-10 mph.
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showers possible early saturday before sunshine returns saturday afternoon. high temps around 80 saturday cooling slightly to the middle 70s on sunday with sunshine returning. toss back to mike adults in the area struggling to provide their families with life's basic needs are getting some much-needed help today. molina healthcare is holding a food pantry event at the racine-kenosha community action office on wisconsin street. hundreds of famlies are receiving free groceries "and" information on living a
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medical and dental screenings are also being offered. zenoria harmon harmon we're picking up all nurtritious food, peanuts and all of the things we'll need to maintain our health and get us through until the end of the month." month."the event runs until 2 this afternoon but the food is being handed out on a first-come, first-served basis. people eed to bring a bag or box for their food. the uw-milwaukee military and veterans resource center is hosting an event today to bring awareness veterans.it's being held at the harley-davidson museum and will also showcase prevention r. resources.there will be a motorcylce ride, a barbecue dinner and a film screening of the "project 22" documentary. staging for the ride is at 1:30 this afternoon at east capitol drive and north humboldt boulevard. former i-t-t tech students will have a chance to participate in a graduation
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'for-profit school' closed last week.herzing university's brookfield campus is inviting those students to walk in today's graduation ceremony. wisconsin state representative jessie rodriguez will be the commencement speaker.the ceremony is at 6:30 tonight at the south milwaukee performing arts center. it's the much anticipated release of the apple i-phone 7 today. people lined up early outside local retailers including the a-t and t store in greenfield. the manager there says it be the first to get your hands on a new gadget. i see they're bringing their kids and this is what dad did 10 years ago. so it's very fun, it's very exciting and it's a great day to come down now." : :not everybody is getting the phone they want today. the tech company says it's already sold out of the "iphone 7 plus" and the "jet black i- phone 7".some the more popular features include a longer- lasting battery, water resistance and bluetooth
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"airpods". meanwhile....samsung is apologizing to customers for its dangerous new smartphone. smartphone. "we did not meet the standard of excellence that you expect and deserve. for that, we apolo" apologize."the government's consumer watchdog calls the samsung 'galaxy note seven' phone a "serious fire hazard." this demonstration just showed how even a small lithium ion battery can cause blistering flames if it malfunctions. about one million of the smartphones in the u-s are now under recall.so far, about 130- thousand have been returned for refund or exchange for a fixed device. coming up on the cbs 58 news at noon... the "birther question" is back in spotlight...what donald trump is now saying about where he thinks president obama was born. plus...one packer fan friendly takes his rivalry to some major heights before
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the birther question is back in the presidential campaign conversation. this morning donald trump's campaign issued a statement saying trump believes president obama was born in the united states. craig boswell has the latest
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donald trump's campaign issued a statement about president obama's place of birth last night. it said: (07:03:37)mr. trump believes that president obama was born in the united states. sot: obama (10:52:16)i am fairly confident about where i was born. i think most people were as well. the birther issue re-emerged in the campaign this week when trump told the washington post: i'll answer that question at the right time. i just don't want to answer it yet." (standup bridge: craig boswell, cbs news, washington, d.c.)trump spoke this in washington. hillary clinton is also in town addressing the black women's agenda symposium. clinton sharply criticized trump's birther stance. sot: clintonfor 5 years he's lead the birth movement to delegitimize our first black president. ...///he's feeding into the worst impulses -- bigotry and bias that lurks in our country. while clinton and
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race in a statistical tie. clinton leads trump 41 to 40 percent when 3rd party candidates are included. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house trump's campaign put out a statement last night- praising him for bringing "...this ugly incident to its conclusion " in 2011 " by successfully compelling president obama to release his birth certificate." today: on and off showers and storms most of the day. best chance for a break is around noon. most pick up less than 0.50". highs in the middle to upper 70s. wind: s 5-10 mph. tonight: lingering rain showers and isolated storms. stays mild with lows in the
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showers possible early saturday before sunshine returns saturday afternoon. high temps around 80 saturday cooling slightly to the middle 70s on sunday with sunshine returning.today: on and off showers and storms most of the day. best chance for a break is around noon. middle to upper 70s. wind: s 5- 10 mph.tonight: lingering rain showers and isolated storms. stays mild with lows in the lower 60s. wind: sw 5-10 mph. weekend: a few lingering showers possible early saturday before sunshine returns saturday afternoon.
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70s on sunday with sunshine returning. ?ad lib? toss back just two days before the packers and vikings renew their border battle..this time a brand new stadium in minneapolis. while there's some trash talking going on between fans...a hotel groundskeeper in central wisconsin took it a step furthur. he 'spray-painted' the green bay packers logo in the grass. will fairbanks is a groundskeeper at the holiday
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also a huge packers fan, and his boss? well, his boss happens to be a vikings fan. (will fairbanks / groundskeeper ) "my viking-loving boss... he was on vacation, and i kind of took an unapproved expense and just kind of put it out there. kind of figured it's what we do at the holiday inn. we do it and we do it big, so it's pretty big." big."seeing as the hotel is in packers country, fairbanks didn't get into any trouble. ...still, it's a bold move for is originally from washington state. packers fans heading to minnesota for sundays game aganst the vikings... can hang out with ?other fans? in enemy territory.packers president "mark murphy" will greet fans at a pep rally ?tomorrow night.? it starts at six o'clock at the pour-house in minneapolis.packers alumni will also be around to sign autographs... and yuck it up with fans about the upcoming game. 3
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big changes are coming to a very popular dish...the move one company is making to bring healthier options to your
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in today's money watch report... 3 shipping giant u-p-s is planning to hire 95-thousand workers ahead of the holiday shopping season. that's up from last year - when u-p-s hired 93-thousand people for temporary jobs during its busiest season... the company is looking for package handlers and delivery drivers - including tractor-trailer drivers.pay for seasonal workers ranges from just over 10 dollars an hour up to 30 dollars an hour. olive garden says its never ending 'pasta pass' sold out in about a minute. about 21 thousand were available this year---compared to just two thousand last eyar... 21 passes will be availabe on e bay--proceeds go to the charity... feeding america. and don't tell the college kids... but cup of noodles... is getting healthier. the makers of the instant ramen
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and removing artificial flavors.and instead adding ingredients like paprika and lime. like other food makers--- "cup of noodles" is adjusting to american's hunger for more natural ingredients. coming up, a final look at
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if youju stories at nooon. you saw it here as breaking news at the top of the show: a verdict in the michael morgan case. "we the jury find the defendant michael morgan guilty of first degree reckless homicide." homicide."morgan convicted of starting the fatal fire last october that killed his 10-year-old stepson and another two year old in the home near 36th and silver spring.six children in total were in that home. morgan will
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a vehicle fire in kenosha county has now become a death investigation. a body was found inside a car in the town of wheatland.sheriff's deputies responded to the best bargains store shortly before 8 a-m.investigators are working to identify the victim and determine how the fire started. today: on and off showers and storms most of the day. best chance for a break is around noon. most pick up less than 0.50". highs in the middle to upper 70s. wind: s 5-10 mph. tonight: lingering rain showers and isolated storms. stays mild with lows in the weekend: a few lingering showers possible early saturday before sunshine returns saturday afternoon. high temps around 80 saturday cooling slightly to the middle 70s on sunday with sunshine
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and that is your cbs 58 news on the go. 3 stay tuned to cbs 58 all afternoon... coming up at 2 its the rachael ray show... then at 3 its dr. phil with... then stay with us this afternoon for the cbs 58 news at 4 and 4-30... caught on camera....a kitten narrowly escapes death and avoids being hit by cars on a highway in russia. russia.the video shows the kitten fall from an suv onto the road...seemingly paralyzed
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hitting it. then, a driver stops, gets out his car and rescues the kitten.russian officials say the animal was stuck on the road for three-and-a half minutes and was a little banged-up from the fall but is going to be okay. thanks for joining us.be sure
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? >> r.j.: i don't want spencer as my stepfather, and i don't want him for you. >> brooke: [ sighs ] r.j., please. i realize this is all rather unexpected. >> r.j.: i walk in, see you two holding each other, and now you're telling me you're engaged to bill spencer? >> ridge: there's still a lot to discuss. >> r.j.: you can't do it. [ scoffs ] just one look at you two and it's clear -- you two belong together. and what about bill's son will, huh? he doesn't even have a voice. he's still so young. but i do. so listen to me when i say -- stop feeling whatever you're feeling for spencer. i mean, the number-one thing you've ever taught me was that

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